Anti-aircraft Shell Case

The Anti-aircraft Shell Case was used by the Royal Flying Corp No.70 Squadron as a visitors’ book.  This was presented at the end of the war to Michael Gordon in recognition of his achievements.

The shell case is 50cm high and was made for a 3 inch 20lb bomb

Names of Air Men Aces are marked with an asterisk *

Bubbitt, RO
Carlaw, Walter M *
Chamberlain, ?
Chapman, Victor C
Clarke, CH
Corlott, C
Gibson, JW
Gilbertson, DHS
Gorringe FC *
Gower, JL
Gower, John [same person as above?]
Gribben, E
Hausen, G
Hobson, F *
Heron, O
Koch, Alfred M *
Liversedge, ST
Lawrence, F
McNab, HG
Morris, GC
Quigley, F *
Ranson, HW Lt
Richardson, Geo [George]
Robertson, J
Rogers, EC
Scott, William A
Sheldon, C Stanley
Smith, ?? Seth
Southy, NW
Taylor, WE
Todd, J *
Wallace, K. ?
Wilson, JR
Watson, Kenneth *
Webb, Noel

Original digital file

GordonM806_MortarShellCaseShiny.pdf

Format of the original

Mortar shell case

Accession number

806/1125/36233

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